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Custodian 1 - Temp - First Shift

Posting ID 131880
Department Environmental Services/UIHC
Jobcode Custodian I
Working Title Custodian 1 - Temp - First Shift


Classification Title: Custodian I


Department: Environmental Services


Pay Grade: 03


Salary: $16 /hour


Percent of Time: 100%


Schedule: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


Rotations: Works weekends and holidays as assigned


Staff Type: Merit - Temporary - 780 hours worked maximum


Type of Position: Temp


Drivers License required: No

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Environmental Services is seeking a Temporary Custodian1 to provide a safe, clean and healthy environment for patients, guests, visitors and staff of UIHC. This position may offer you the opportunity to try the job out, see if you would like to work with us and we may offer you a full time position. The temporary candidate will work a maximum of 780 hours annually with flexible scheduling.


Position Summary:

A Custodian 1 responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: general cleaning duties, trash removal, disinfecting surfaces, restroom cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, sweeping and damp mopping hard surface floors, carpet cleaning, unit/bed making, floor finishing, wall & ceiling washing, furniture moves and room setups. Also considered in the hiring process is the ability to use various types of custodial equipment in performance of duties. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with others and to follow oral and written instructions.


Position may have Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Risk

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.


Position Qualifications:

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and follow directions.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Previous cleaning experience
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting and working with the public
  • Experience using cleaning equipment
Phone: 319-356-2277
Application Instructions Please e-mail a resume or lists of jobs held with contacts and phone numbers to: In the subject line, please list Custodian 1 application - One
Ad Start Date 01/12/2023
Ad End Date 06/30/2023

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